Monday, August 31, 2009

Bento #143

Per request, a repeat from Friday. Grilled cheese on wheat monster sandwich with mini-marshmallow hair, eyes made of crackers filled with peanut butter and red peanut cracker balls, fairy sprinkle lips, grapes and strawberry jelly.

One peanut butter filled cracker, one red peanut cracker ball, a few grapes and a wee bit of crust remained uneaten. Overall a good eating day for my girl.

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Bento #142

Grilled cheese on wheat monster sandwich with mini-marshmallow hair, peanut butter cracker filled eyes with raisins and sprinkle lips, grapes and strawberry jelly.

Today we played with friends at an inflatable jumping place and Maisie was just too busy to fully eat her bento. At the jumping place she finished all the marshmallows, half her sandwich, the strawberry jelly and about half of the grapes. Hey, there were inflatables to climb, jump and slide on, you can't expect a girl to sit still and eat for oh too long. Once home and after a much needed nap Maisie asked to finish her bento and in the end ate everything.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Bento #141

Saffron rice, pork chop, grapes & banana jelly.

Not a great bento eating day today. Maisie's bento returned home with a few grapes and all the pork remaining. She does like pork and ate it last night for dinner but getting her to eat any meat always takes a little coaxing as she much prefers to eat the rice, starch and even the veggies before the meat. Oh well, tomorrow's another day.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Bento #140

Ham & cheese roll-ups, cantaloupe from our garden, banana jelly & grapes.

Maisie did fabulous eating her bento finishing everything but two little pieces of the cantaloupe.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Bento #139

Grilled cheese on wheat "M" sandwich, mango jelly, ham flower & grapes.

Maisie's bento came home completely empty and she asked for a grilled cheese sandwich for dinner because it was so delicious at lunch time. I love my girl!

Monday, August 24, 2009

Bento #138

Hot dog wrapped in wheat bread & boursin cheese, baked beans, fruity jelly, grapes & wafer cookies.

One l small bean returned home uneaten...poor little lonely bean.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Bento #137

Peanut butter on wheat monster with pink fairy sprinkle lips, raisin eyes, Pocky hair and two fig bars.

When I picked Maisie up from school today she told me that she only eaten a little of her bento. She was just being a little tease though because when I opened her bento, she had finished everything except a small amount of the crust.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Bento #136

Grilled cheese pizza, mango jelly & passport melon (from my garden).

Today Maisie ate everything but one little chunk of melon. She made me very happy when she told me how much she loves when I make grilled pizza and that it was delicious!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Bento #135

Udon soup, ham & cheese roll-ups, banana jelly & raisins.

Day two of school was another awesome day for Maisie and she did an excellent job eating her bento, finishing everything but one of the ham & cheese roll-ups.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Bento #134

Chicken & corn dumplings, ham flower, honeydew melon with apple fruit leather letters & numbers and a fruit jelly.

We haven't made any bentos for the past two weeks because Maisie and I were off, home playing together and enjoying our last two weeks of summer vacation. Today though was Maisie's first day of kindergarten!! My wee little Maisie looked so tiny standing next to all the other students, it was difficult to leave her. She though loved school, had a FABU first day, can't wait to go back and did a wonderful job eating her bento finishing all but a couple of pieces of the melon. I love wonderful days and successful bentos!
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